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UAE troops enter Qaeda-held city in Yemen

SANAA, April 24, 2016

Yemeni and Emirati troops on Sunday plunged into the southern port city of Mukalla, residents said, entering a stronghold of the Yemeni wing of al Qaeda for the first time in over a year of war.

"Coalition armoured vehicles and the army entered Mukalla and al Qaeda fighters are departing," said one resident, who declined to be named for security reasons.-Reuters




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